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Sunday, June 21 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Distinguished Sunday Evening Keynote: Deepening Psychosocial Immersion with Polymorphic Digital Puppeteering

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Immersive media can now portray intriguing virtual contexts with engaging activities. However, an important weakness is simulating the psychosocial signals living entities emote in the “real world”. (For example, Klingons should radiate aggression on every verbal and nonverbal dimension.) This talk will sketch how the evolution of polymorphic digital puppeteering systems, such as Mursion, may dramatically increase engagement, authenticity, and identity play in XR.

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Chris Dede

Timothy E. Wirth Professor in Learning Technologies, Harvard University
Chris Dede is the Timothy E. Wirth Professor in Learning Technologies at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education.  His fields of scholarship include emerging technologies, policy, and leadership.  In 2007, he was honored by Harvard University as an outstanding teacher, and in 2011... Read More →


Sunday June 21, 2020 5:00pm - 6:00pm PDT
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